Praying, But Not to God

I write this on International Pizza Day, so I wish you a Happy IPD, and a tasty pie made just the way you like it. We’re sad not to be celebrating in the usual way, i.e., the one described in How to Start Your Own Holiday. Also, please enjoy this essay I wrote about prayer… Continue reading Praying, But Not to God

Giving Up Thanksgiving

It took me a while to accept the fact that Thanksgiving 2020 could not be like all the others. The only way to celebrate it right was to give it up for the year. Read my essay here in The Washington Post. Read the rest here at The Washington Post. And/or read my previous Thanksgiving… Continue reading Giving Up Thanksgiving

The World Turned Rightside Up?

I’m a little late alerting my subscribers to my latest Washington Post column, but, it turns out, still too early for Trump supporters (and most Congressional Republicans) to acknowledge the results of the election. I doubt they will suffer the consequences of that behavior–and I fear the rest of us will. But if you go… Continue reading The World Turned Rightside Up?

Yes, America Is Sexist

Thursday, March 8, 2018. -- Zak Neumann/Little Village

So We’d Better Vote for a Woman Do you want to vote for Elizabeth Warren or Amy Klobuchar, but are concerned that a woman may not be “electable”? Allow me to point out two things: (1) The primary is your chance to show who’s electable by voting for the person you want to elect. (2)… Continue reading Yes, America Is Sexist